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California State University - Los Angeles Admissions

Cal State Los Angeles admissions is selective with an acceptance rate of 42%. Students that get into Cal State Los Angeles have an average SAT score between 890-1080 and the ACT score range is 15-20. The regular admissions application deadline for Cal State Los Angeles is December 4.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
42%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
39,854
SAT Range
890-1080
SAT Reading
450-540
SAT Math
440-540
Students Submitting SAT
96%
ACT Range
15-20
ACT English
14-20
ACT Math
16-20
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
39%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
December 4
Early Decision Deadline
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$55
Application Website
Accepts Common App
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Neither required nor recommended
Poll
59%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.81 responses
Poll
52%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.81 responses
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